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Let’s face it, breaking up is hard to do. There is even a song dedicated to this. But avoid these mistakes and your ex is at least unlikely to egg your car.
Is he a flirt by nature, or just the type who likes to stay on good terms with people? Either way, can you handle him still being friends with his ex?
Why do people continue to see their relationships as isolated incidents rather than recurring patterns? Are we destined to never learn?
Let’s face it, having the DTR (defining the relationship) talk is painful. As a root canal. It is sometimes a necessary evil, but unlike a root canal there ain’t no novocaine to make the pain of the DTR talk go away.
Unlike in the movies, friends-with-benefits relationships don’t tend to end with the partners falling in love. Usually, they just fall out of friendships.
It’s true: Communication is the most important part of any relationship.
You want to support your friend, but at the same time, if there is a truly serious problem with yet another bad boyfriend, you don’t want to see her suffer. How do you deal with this?
The first person we date is most likely not our soulmate, and there is compromise in every relationship. But there are limits to the compromises we should make.